You can use free, open source software called VNC (Virtual Network Computing) to do just that. VNC software consists of two parts: the Server, which sits on the machine that will be controlled remotely and the Viewer, which another computer uses to control the first machine.
Putting Your New Server to Work Goal:
Use the server that you set up in the previous article
to perform helpful tasks such as backing up computers on your network, storing media
Quick Painless Install and Set Up for FREE If you have a website or do any type of web development you have probably needed a server at some point. Not everybody has a full blown commercial web server at their disposal for development, experimenting, and testing their site. You may think that it is both